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An 18-year-old Oklahoma woman was arrested Monday with an AK-47 after she allegedly threatened to shoot “400 people for fun,” including some at her former high school, officials said.
Alexis Wilson told her coworker at a pizza restaurant Monday that she had purchased the semi-automatic AK-47, according to a report from the Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office.
The article goes on to state the following:
Two coworkers reported to authorities that Wilson showed off pictures of her holding the rifle and said there were people at her old school, McAlester High School, that she would like to gun down.
Wilson reportedly dropped out of high school during her freshman year, and the report states that she was having trouble re-enrolling at McAlester “due to previous incidents.” School officials said Wilson was suspended for suspended for bringing a knife to school and having a swastika symbol on some of her belongings.
When law enforcement confronted the girl at her home on Monday, she claimed “she was just trying to teach her coworker not to be afraid of firearms,” but offered no explanation for why she threatened to shoot up the McAlester high school.
Wilson’s mother showed officers to her daughter’s room, and admitted she had been saving up to purchase the AK-47. “The deputies found the AK-47 with six high-capacity magazines and several rounds of ammunition, along with a 12-gauge shotgun in Wilson’s room,” NBC News reported.
Wilson is being held on a $250,000 bond. One of her coworkers at the Pizza Inn reported her threat.
So, she was trying to convince a co-worker that “not all people with guns are bad,” and thought shooting 400 people at her old school would illustrate the point. Um, k… https://t.co/OhSbuWJwea
— Tim Wise (@timjacobwise) September 17, 2019
Alexis Wilson, 18, is being held on $250,000 bond after she was arrested on accusations of making terroristic threats against her former school, McAlester High School in McAlester, Oklahoma. https://t.co/QdcoFDfxeX
— KCBD NewsChannel11 (@KCBD11) September 17, 2019
An 18-year-old Oklahoma woman was arrested Monday with an AK-47 after she allegedly threatened to shoot “400 people for fun,” including some at her former high school, officials say. https://t.co/ez5jiCCjXF
— NBC News (@NBCNews) September 17, 2019
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